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How the Great Lime Shortage of 2014 Affected Your Cinco de Mayo

P1-BP915_LIME_G_20140424193931 The Wall Street Journal

FULLERTON, Calif.—When Matador Cantina’s general manager Dave Dennis saw recently that a sharp rise in the price of limes was putting the squeeze on this Mexican restaurant, he called his mother.

But the limes on the tree in her yard here weren’t ripe. So he asked his staff to hit up their friends for limes. He got just a few. With his cantina in need of 1,000 limes a week to use in cocktails, Corona beer and food, he decided to go public.

“Bring us a bag full of limes and get a crafted cocktail for just 25 cents,” Mr. Dennis posted on Facebook and Twitter. He put up a sign in the restaurant: “WE WANT YOUR LIMES.”

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Positive Energy Habits That Are Too Simple to Skip

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Making good choices isn’t always easy — and we get it. After all, the drive-through lane can be pretty tempting after a long day in the office, and who hasn’t stayed up an extra hour and a half half-hour watching just one more episode of the latest Netflix phenomenon?

But the truth is that sensible choices can help with your energy level. Tweaking small daily choices — like adding in a few glasses of water to your afternoon routine, choosing healthy snacks or going to bed earlier to avoid hitting the snooze button seven times in the morning — can make a difference in your overall well-being and happiness. And with an extra bounce in your step, who knows what more you can accomplish during your typical day-to-day?

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